Episode S07E07 Focus on Founder Mental Health

Startupland can shred the mental health of founders. What steps can we take to foster emotionally sustainable workplace environments? How do we take care of ourselves and our employees? We ask Stone&Chalk MD Alex Scandurra.

TWISTA S07E07 Focus on Founder Mental Health

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Episode S07E06 Policy Special

On the threshold of a federal election, we hear from UTS Startups’ Murray Hurps, The Studio’s Chantal Abouchar, Web Directions’ John Allsopp and Unboxed’s Anne-Marie Elias about the policy questions and challenges facing Australia’s startup ecosystem.

TWISTA S07E06 Policy Special

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Episode S07E05 Pivotal with Tribefire

Dan Palmer and Eddie Huang – cousins and co-founders of Tribefire – explain how a new startup learns from customers and pivots product, match market need to founder vision.

Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors Pitney Bowes and LAUNCH Sydney — their support makes our podcast possible!

Episode S07E04 VR Special

On our first VR special, the tech seemed poised to become the Next Big Thing. What happens to startups – like InspaceXR and EqualReality – when an enabling technology fails to reach scale?

TWISTA S07E04 VR Special
InspaceXR has a potential market of hundreds of billions of dollars.

InspaceXR provides a plug-in one-click pathway between architectural programs like AutoCAD and immersive visualisation using virtual reality…

EqualReality creates environments that help expose and educate people the unconscious biases and behaviours within the workplace…

Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors Pitney Bowes and LAUNCH Sydney — their support makes our podcast possible!

Episode S07E03 Mick Liubinskas redux

Australian startup legend Mick Liubinskas likes to do things the hard way, so he moved to Silicon Valley to scale his skills as a startup entrepreneur – and shares what he’s learned.

TWISTA S07E03 Mick Liubinskas redux

Mick’s working on a new book: She’s Building a Robotcheck it out!

He’s also just launched an AI Video Marketing tool here.

Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors Pitney Bowes and Mobile Experience — their support makes our podcast possible!

Episode S07E02 News Special

We’re joined by ‘Rescue Mike’ Nicholls and Anne-Marie Elias, discussing the big stories for startups: the Access Act, Startup Muster funding, Shoes of Prey collapsing – and paying yourself enough as a founder!

Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors Pitney Bowes and Mobile Experience — their support makes our podcast possible!

Joined by ‘Rescue Mike’ Nicholls & Anne-Marie Elias

Episode S07E01 Jason Calacanis

We’re back for Series 7 of This Week in Startups Australia! For this series our theme is all about scale – the hardest job for any entrepreneur.

Jason’s back — and he’s been to Australia. What did Jason learn about Australia’s startup ecosystem at LAUNCH Sydney? He spills the beans, and shares his hopes for a thriving angel ecosystem – and how to make that happen.

TWISTA Series 7 Episode 1 – Jason Calacanis

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Episode S06E20 Ian Gardiner

Ian Gardiner has run Innovation Bay for sixteen years – we explore his journey from VIOCORP through AWS to Jelix, with startups at the centre — on our final episode of series six!

Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors MYOB, UTS Startups and Campaign Monitor — their support makes our podcast possible!

We’ll be back in 2019 with more great stories from Australia’s startup ecosystem!

Episode S06E19 News Special with Dean Dorrell and Julie Trell

Carthona Capital principal Dean Dorrell and muru-D Global Head Julie Trell join TWISTA to discuss Startup Muster, diverse talent needs, and politics.

Here’s that StartupSmart article I referenced, about the growing tech talent gap in Australia.

Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors MYOB, UTS Startups and Campaign Monitor — their support makes our podcast possible!

Episode S06E18 Going Global with Annie Parker

Annie Parker, Global Head of Microsoft for Startups, has the history (and now the resources) to transform the way startups achieve global scale.

Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors MYOB, UTS Startups and Campaign Monitor — their support makes our podcast possible!